More Arrivals at Charleston, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-26


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MORE ARRIVALS AT CHARLESTON. Charleston, S. C, November 25. Activity continues at Palmetto Park, with fresh arrivals of horses the rule hourly. According to report, all the racers are reaching the track in good shape and there will be few ailing ones when the meeting opens. Promptly on arrival, the horses are assigned stalls and registered with Secretary" Nathanson. The work of improving the. plant is going on steadily and most of the job has been completed. The offices will be ready for occupancy by Thursday and the grading of the lawn in front of the grandstand and the approaches to that structure will also be finished by Saturday. The space in front of the grandstand will be park graveled, about 15 carloads being necessary to carry out the Improvement. It has also been decided to erect a bandstand on the lawn at the right of the grandstand for the accommodation of the military band which will furnish music eacli afternoon. Many of the boxes have been reserved for the season, a number of local persons being among the subscribers. The schooling of youngsters is a daily feature at the course and is being done by starter James Miltons assistants. Starter Milton is expected to arrive tomorrow. Among the horsemen to arrive from Norfolk today were E. McBride, witli six horses in charge of James Arthur: A. G. Weston, with a -consignment owned by R. T. Wilson; Jim Patterson, witli those owned by "Mr. Earle," and several others. Harry White sent word today from Norfolk that there would be thirty-two carloads of horses shlpiied from the Virginia track within the next few days and that the final shipment will take place next Sunday. Todays arrivals included Barney Barnard, Sam Hlnkle and Des Dresden from Cincinnati, John Moore, Meyer Colin. Charles W. Primrose, George Sedan and George W. Langdon from Norfolk. Another hand of owners, trainers, jockeys and bookmakers will come from the east late tonight.

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